Law enforcement personnel from across the state and much of the Wichita community turned out for the funeral and burial of fallen Sedgwick County Sheriff deputy Robert Kunze III. Kunze was killed in the line of duty last Sunday.
18-year-old Resley Simone went out to his car early Sunday morning to find someone rustling in his backseat. Cody Greeson beat Simone then took his car and wallet and fled. Later Greeson would kill sheriff's deputy Robert Kunze.
About 500 people gathered at a candlelight vigil at the Law Enforcement Memorial in Wichita on Tuesday evening to honor Sedgwick County sheriff's Deputy Robert Kunze, who was shot and killed in the line of duty on Sunday.
Deputy Robert Kunze was killed in the line of duty, Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter said during a news conference held at the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday. The suspect in the case is dead. (Sept. 16, 2018)
Lt. Tim Myers has confirmed an “officer-involved shooting” at N. 295th St. West and W. 21st St. North. Myers, spokesman for the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office, would not confirm if any injuries were reported.
According to a Sedgwick County sheriff’s report, an autopsy report and a recording of emergency radio traffic obtained from Broadcastify.com, both Trimmell sons were her home when one fired a handgun at his mother. One son is 14, the other 12.
When officers arrived at the scene, they knocked on the door of the apartment described by the caller. A person inside answered the door while wearing underwear and latex gloves, refused to answer questions and slammed the door shut, police said.
Eula West, 91, retired Wednesday as the lobby receptionist at the Sedgwick County Courthouse, where she worked for 49 years. She tells a story of how she once had to cut a sheriff's lieutenant's hair at the front desk.